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Jobs (Edmonton): Understudy Actor for Workshop – Thou Art Here Theatre

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Jobs (Edmonton): Understudy Actor for Workshop – Thou Art Here Theatre

Thou Art Here Theatre is looking for an actor to participate in its upcoming workshop presentation of Civil Blood: A Treaty Story. Further information is included below. Please note that all other roles have been cast, and this is an urgent call for an actor to fill this position. This is a workshop presentation which consists of a week of rehearsals and a presentation on the final day to an invited audience. Actors are not required to be offbook. Thou Art Here Theatre encourages submissions from all communities and identities.

About The Play:
Civil Blood: A Treaty Story explores the complex tensions between First Nations and the European Settlers at the end of the fur trade. Among tension and treaties, two star-crossed lovers, two young people: a Nehiyaw huntress and a French scholar discover a passion for one another. Through the mounting unrest that surrounds them, they seek their own bountiful unity. Tensions are high. The fur trade is collapsing, settlers are encroaching into the territories of the First Nations, and the newly founded Canadian government is attempting to define itself through law and order. Tribes are suffering from scarcity of food, destroyed hunting grounds, starvation, and the ever-burdensome whiskey.
Co-Created by Josh Languedoc and Neil Kuefler
Co-Directed by Neil Kuefler and Mark Vetsch

Commitments and Compensation:
Rehearsals: 9am to 5pm with 8:30am call time (May 23 to May 28)
Performance: approx 1pm on May 28
Location: Fort Edmonton Park
Compensation: Indie 2.2

Role to be Cast:
Pauline (she/her, young to mid-teen): The much younger sister to Julian. A featured role.
**Although this is a young teen character, we welcome submissions from actors who feel they can accurately portray this role.

To Submit:
Please send a resume and headshot in a single PDF file to Neil Kuefler at neilkuefler@gmail.com with the subject line Civil Blood – Pauline
We are accepting submissions until 6pm on Saturday, May 20th.
We thank all those who submit, and will reach out to the successful candidate. There will not be an audition held at this time. Please direct any other questions or concerns to the email above.

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